News

Total 1332 Posts
Newsfeed of all your Internet, technology, business and development news as they happen across Afrika.

Fake news poses a threat to human health

Effects of fake news on the health industry trends could be countered by better communications training for researchers and health professionals, especially in poorer countries.

Internet app improving fish farming

In Western Kenya, farmers are tapping into Liquid Telecom’s innovative Internet of Things network to monitor and protect freshwater fish populations to counter the reducing fish catches.

Huawei rethinks the smartphone

Launched on 19 September 2019 in Munich, Germany, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series is the world’s first second generation 5G smartphone and the pinnacle of mobile technological development.

Andela lays-off hundreds of junior developers

Andela is laying off hundreds of junior developers. This can definitely not be attributed to a lack of funds but possibly overestimating the demand for junior developers or the quality of developers.

Garmin hacked and customer credit card details stolen

Garmin notified its South African customers that their data personal data was compromised as a result of an alleged hacking incident. Apparently around 6,700 customers' personal data and credit card details were stolen as a result.

South African court rules bulk interception of communications unlawful

The South Gauteng High Court has ruled that mass and indiscriminate surveillance by the state on South Africans is illegal in a historic RICA judgement. However, the registration of SIM cards was not ruled on and will continue as per normal.

Facebook wants to be your matchmaker

Facebook Dating will allow users the ability to integrate their Instagram posts directly into their Facebook Dating profile and add Instagram followers to their Secret Crush lists.